The sponsor of the medical marijuana bill that successfully passed the New York state Senate on Friday says she’s “gratified” by the larger than expected number of yes votes. State Senator Diane Savino hopes the new law will have wider repercussions.
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Lime Rock Park's Historic Festival, Labor Day weekend
Residents of the working class neighborhood of Brentwood are upset that the illegal dumping of 50 thousand tons of toxic debris on several sites on Long Island is depriving them of the use of a town park. The Town of Islip is offering a free shuttle bus to get residents to other summer activities. But some Brentwood residents say they are not satisfied.
Connecticut Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy and his Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman will receive about $6.5 million in public money to finance their re-election campaign. The money was approved on Wednesday by the state Elections Enforcement Commission. Malloy’s main Republican rival has yet to be approved for public funding.
Take a journey through 20,000 years of Native and natural history. The Museum offers engaging experiences for all ages, from life-size walk-through dioramas that transport visitors into the past, to changing exhibits, and live performances of Native American contemporary arts and cultures. Two libraries, including one for children, offer a diverse selection of materials on the histories and cultures of all Native peoples of the United States and Canada.
Gov. Dannel Malloy, left, sits with Middletown, Conn. delegates Domenique Thornton, center, and Mary Bartolotta, right, after accepting the Democratic nomination for governor at the Connecticut Democratic Convention, Friday, May 16, 2014, in Hartford, Conn.
Connecticut's largest labor organization has endorsed Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy for a second term. Delegates to the Connecticut AFL-CIO's convention on Tuesday also endorsed the state’s incumbent constitutional officers, who are all Democrats.
Today I have a book to read, a daunting and impossible book that I have never yet managed to read right through, but maybe I will today. English majors will know immediately that I’m referring to the blockbusting, doorstopping, mind numbing novel called Ulysses by James Joyce and, yes, today is Bloomsday.